Faculty: Daniel Harkett

Biography

Daniel Harkett completed his PhD at Brown University in 2004, subsequently held a postdoctoral fellowship in the Society of Fellows at Columbia University, and came to RISD in 2007. He teaches classes on nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, exhibition culture, fashion, and the idea of the artist.

Prof. Harkett’s research focuses on early nineteenth-century French visual culture. He has published an essay on Jacques-Louis David, an article on Louis Daguerre’s Diorama as well as book and exhibition reviews in caa.reviews and Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide. He is currently working on a book on the visual culture of sociability in post-revolutionary France. His research has been funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Institut Français d’Amérique, and RISD’s Humanities Fund.

Daniel Harkett

Daniel Harkett

Associate Professor
dharkett@risd.edu
401-277-4858

  • BA, University of Edinburgh
  • MA, Brown University
  • PHD, Brown University

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Courses
  • HAVC-H741
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY ART
  • HAVC-H542
    NINETEENTH CENTURY ART
  • HAVC-016G
    SEM: ART SCHOOL HISTORIES
  • HAVC-H540
    SEM: INSIDE THE MUSEUM
  • HAVC-H725
    SEM: MODERN EXHIBITION CULTURE
  • GRAD-016G
    SEM:ART SCHOOL HISTORIES
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Readings and performances often take place in the Fleet Library at RISD, which offers a seating platform for audiences
that doubles as a staircase to the next level.